All You Need To Know About In-Home Care For Veterans

Veterans make up nearly 7% of the US population. Many of these people have serious physical and mental health problems, chronic conditions, and disabilities that affect their mobility, cognitive skills, and overall quality of life.  Particularly, the risk of Alzheimer’s is significantly higher among veterans compared to the general population. Data shows that nearly 170,000 veterans were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2021, and this number is expected to increase steadily in the [...]

By |2023-04-21T11:50:21-04:00March 1st, 2023|Senior Care|

How To Take The Keys Away From Aging Parents

It's a misconception that parents automatically become worse drivers as they get older. Knowing this, if you have reason to believe that an elderly loved one can no longer drive effectively, putting their safety first is the right thing to do. While it's understandable if you are uncertain about what action to take, ignoring the warning signs that an elderly driver might be unfit to get behind the wheel can have serious [...]

By |2022-12-08T08:53:01-05:00December 1st, 2022|Senior Care|

The Importance of Long-Term Care Planning

According to AARP data, about 53 million family caregivers—roughly one in every five Americans—provide unpaid care to their loved ones. The US Department of Health and Human Services estimates that nearly 70% of seniors will eventually require long-term care. The demand for services that provide care for the elderly will rise as this demographic trend unfolds. Healthy young people often find it challenging to imagine a time in the future when they [...]

By |2022-12-22T14:49:38-05:00October 10th, 2022|Senior Care|

Hiring Caregivers in New Jersey

Maximizing comfort for aging seniors is an important goal. Even when illness or other issues affect you in later years, you can still receive care within the comfort of your home with assistance from a certified home health aide (CHHA). A national survey conducted last year showed that as many as 9 out of 10 adults above the age of 50 across all demographics and health categories prefer to remain at home [...]

By |2022-12-22T12:41:58-05:00February 10th, 2022|Home Care, Senior Care|

A Focused Approach to Dementia Care

Home to Stay has always strived to deliver the highest level of care possible to all of our clients, however caring for an individual with dementia can be challenging and, at times, overwhelming. Dementia care is complex and often encompasses a large variety of behaviors and emotions. In the past, we have found many of our caregivers struggling to meet the needs of the people they are working with. As a result, [...]

By |2022-08-26T14:49:13-04:00February 8th, 2022|Dementia, Senior Care|

Navigating Alzheimer’s Care Monmouth County, NJ

Trying to navigate Alzheimer’s care in Monmouth County, NJ can be overwhelming, especially when COVID-related restrictions and limitations are still in place. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of dementia and Alzheimer-related deaths in the US has gone up by 16%. At present, over six million Americans are living with this condition, and the number is projected to increase to 13 million by 2050. One in three seniors in the US dies [...]

By |2022-12-22T13:29:42-05:00January 10th, 2022|Senior Care|

Winter Preparation for Seniors

Preparing Seniors for Cold Weather The winter season is right around the corner – with this comes inclement cold weather conditions that can disrupt daily life, especially for seniors. Depending on where you live, it could be only a matter of a few weeks until you start experiencing full-on winter weather, including very low temperatures, snow, and ice. These weather conditions could be a major hazard for you, your elderly loved ones, [...]